Moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
As to COVID-19 pandemic, one of the risk factors would be physical activity. It was categorized into i) consistently inactive (0-10 min/week), ii) some activity (11-149 min/week), iii) consistently (150< min/week), and analyzed. Odds ratio (OR) of i) / iii) was hospitalization (2.26), ICU admission (1.73), death (2.49), respectively. Due to COVID-19 lockdowns, physical activity level was decreased, which showed 2000 steps daily reduction equivalent to 100 kcal. Both of sedentary behaviors and physical inactivity would be the greater risks of health outcomes, and the absence of physical activity has been the 4th cause of mortality across the world.
SunText Review of Virology
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